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Pilot Charged With Triple Homicide
Imagine showing up at the airport on Saturday evening awaiting your flight and finding out it has been delayed due to the arrest of the pilot flying the plane.
This story was reported by Lindsay Bever of the Washington Post.
Passengers were indeed getting anxious awaiting their flight out of Louisville International Airport in Kentucky this past Saturday when they heard their pilot had been arrested but they assumed this was alcohol related according to passengers who spoke with Fox affiliate WDRB.
Come to find out ,after three years, following a triple homicide in Pembroke, Kentucky, Christian Richard Martin, 51, a pilot with PSA airlines- affiliate of American Airlines- was arrested and charged with their deaths.
Martin was taken into custody at the Louisville airport and charged in the deaths of Calvin and Pamela Philips and Edward Dansereau. In addition to three counts of murder he has been charged with one count of arson and tampering with evidence.
Calvin Philips was found dead of an apparent shotgun wound while Pamela ,his wife and a neighbour Mr. Dansereau were found dead in Pamela’s car in a field. According to the article the car was burned.
American Airlines said Martin had been a pilot with them since January 2018 and that a background check and recurring vetting had been done. Martin, according to the airline statement had no previous criminal record and was cleared to be a pilot.
Martin is being held without Bond awaiting trial.
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